How to Make Full Use of New Features in iOS 11

You're likely all around inquisitive about what's new in Apple's most recent operating system, iOS 11. At the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, Apple declared updates to iOS. A year ago, Apple's arrival of iOS 10 included upgrades to the Lock Screen and its stock applications, for example, third party integrations in the Messages and Maps app. What's more, this year, Apple is particularly concentrating on productivity for the iPad with iOS 11. We anticipate strolling you through how to utilize the new features in iOS 11.

How to Make Full Use of the Files app in iOS 11

What Is the Files App?

Files app in iOS 11

"Files" is a new document manager for iOS 11, which is in public beta now and due to be released this fall. From the core, Files is a combo of the iCloud Drive app and a mini version of the macOS desktop Finder that is optimized for mobile devices and designed to help users be more productive. Documents created from any app that supports the new storage system are saved to the Files app. Some apps may already have established folders, and you can drill down into them and create nested folders, organize the view by icon or list, and sort documents by size, date modified or Finder tags.

The Specific Usage of Files App in iOS 11

The new drag-and-drop feature in iOS 11 is front and center of how we'll manipulate files on our iPad or iPhone. While it is possible to manually select and move files using buttons on the screen, it is far faster to simply pick them up and move them.

First, tap-and-hold on the document you want to move. It will pop out of its place on the screen and a translucent copy will appear under your finger. If you want to move multiple files from the same folder, you can tap each file with a different finger to add them to the 'stack' of files.

You can also move files 'manually' by using buttons on the screen. It is great if you want to quickly move a single file or find the drag-and-drop method to be too cumbersome. Start by putting the app into the Select mode by tapping the Select button at the top-right of the screen. In Select mode, a circle appears next to the documents and directories in the current folder. When you tap an item, a check mark appears in the circle to designate that you have it selected. You can move entire folders at once by simply selecting the folder itself. You can delete the files selected by tapping the Delete button at the bottom of the screen. Share the files and folders by tapping the Share button.

You can think of tags as an organized way of flagging individual documents or folders for quick access later. You can 'tag' a document or an entire folder by using drag-and-drop to drag a file or a stack of files to one of the tags and dropping the stack on the tag. The true power of the Files app lies in the ability to interact with other apps. When you 'pick up' a stack of documents in Files, you aren't restricted to just dropping that stack into another area of the Files app.

How to Make Full Use of One-handed Keyboard in iOS 11

What You Should Know about One-handed Keyboard?

one-hand keyboard in iOS 11

Starting this fall with the release of iOS 11, iPhone users will have the option of invoking a special one-handed keyboard, making it especially easy to type with larger screens. So, whether you are left handed or find right-hand typing more smooth sailing, this one-handed keyboard mode will make your life a lot easier. Even better, you can instantly activate and quit it. Let's head over to know more!

Steps to Use the Option of One-handed Keyboard:

1. First of all, you need to open any app and bring up the QWERTY keyboard like you normally do. In this test, I'm going to open Messages app.

2. Next, tap and hold on the "International Keyboard" button.

3. Check out the trio of the new icons (look like tiny keyboards) along the bottom. If you wish to type with your right hand, tap on the right side of keyboard icon. Tap on the left side of the keyboard icon to get started with your left hand.

Now, you will find that the keyboard shrinks to the right/left to make it ultra-convenient for you to type with one hand.

How to Make Full Use of Built-in Screen Recording in iOS 11

Let Us Know More about Screen Recording Function

screen recording in iOS 11

With iOS 11, gone the days where you need to plug your iOS device to your Mac to record your iPhone screen. Gone also the days where you need to either jailbreak or buy third party equipment just to record iOS screen. Apple has finally made it possible and easy for iOS users to record their screen by making a screen recording a built-in feature of iOS 11. This feature is a welcome addition to iOS as it opens the door for so much more on the device. With screen recording on iOS 11, you’ll be able to help family members with their application woes, record bugs to send to developers, or even create application walkthrough videos on the go.

How to Record Your iPhone/iPad’s Screen?

To get started with this feature simply follow the step below and you are done.

1. Launch Settings, and select Control Center.

2. Scroll down in the list and add Screen Recording.

3. Close Settings.

4. Swipe up from the bottom of the display to reveal Control Center.

5. Tap Screen Recording button to immediately begin recording.

The noticeable benefit of screen recording on iOS is that you’ll be able to share what you see on-screen with others.

How to Make Full Use of Instant Wi-Fi Sharing in iOS 11

What Can You Do with Instant Wi-Fi Sharing?

Wi-Fi sharing in iOS 11

While you might already be aware of all the mainstream features, chances are that you could have missed the instant Wi-Fi sharing facility that iOS 11 provides. If your phone is running on iOS 11, then you never have to type a network password again. Now by using this feature you can, you can automatically log anyone into your Wi-Fi in one tap.

How to Use the Instant Wi-Fi Sharing on Your iPhone/iPad?

The UI looks like the AirPods pairing process. With iOS 11 installed on both, attempting to join the Wi-Fi network on the iPhone displays the password field as normal. Then, if you bring the iPhone ‘nearby’ to the iPad, the iPad will display a pop-up card that says an iPhone is trying to join the network. With a single button tap, you can send the Wi-Fi password over-the-air to the phone. After a short delay, the iPhone password field will be populated on the iPhone and it will be instantly connected to the network. This new flow means you don’t have to go find the Wi-Fi password on the back of the router anymore.

The release of a new version of the iOS is always exciting. From small design changes to interface overhauls to major new functionality, installing a new OS is almost like getting a new device. That's true certainly true when it comes to iOS 11.

And if you're still curious about iOS 11 or how to upgrade your iOS device to iOS 11, you can find more details from iOS 11 Upgrade Tips.